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Harrisburg University Awarded Research Partner Status in Chesapeake Watershed Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit

www.harrisburgu.edu/news/harrisburg-university-research-partner-chesapeake-watershed-cesu/

HARRISBURG, PA – After petitioning for membership in early 2024, Harrisburg University of Science and Technology (HU) has been formally accepted...

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Harrisburg University & PA Department of Health to Host Health Equity Summit April 4–5, 2024

www.harrisburgu.edu/news/department-of-health-harrisburg-university-health-equity-summit-2024/

The Pennsylvania Department of Health will partner with Harrisburg University of Science and Technology (HU) to host a statewide Health Equity...

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Harrisburg University Awarded Part of $13.5 Million FAA Workforce Development Grant

www.harrisburgu.edu/news/harrisburg-university-receives-faa-workforce-grant-2024/

HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: In March, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced the recipients of $13.5 million in grant funding, set for distribution across...

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Harrisburg University’s Eric Darr, PhD, Named to CPBJ’s 2024 “Power 100 List”

www.harrisburgu.edu/news/eric-darr-named-cpbj-power-100-2024/

HARRISBURG, PA – Central Pennsylvania Business Journal (CPBJ) announced its “Power 100 List” for 2024, and Harrisburg University of Science and...

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Harrisburg University Receives NSA Designation as Center of Academic Excellence (CAE)

www.harrisburgu.edu/news/harrisburg-university-receives-nsa-cae-designation/

HARRISBURG, PA – Harrisburg University of Science and Technology has received its official designation as a National Center of Academic Excellence...

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Dr. Bili Mattes to Present ‘Understanding and Managing Imposter Syndrome’ Online Workshop on March 21

www.harrisburgu.edu/news/dr-bili-mattes-presents-imposter-syndrome-workshop/

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology, STEM-UP Network, the Ben Franklin Learning Center, and Dr. Bili Mattes invite you to...

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Diane Tokarsky to Receive Impact Award at Harrisburg University’s 2024 Annual Gala

www.harrisburgu.edu/news/diane-tokarsky-impact-award-harrisburg-universitys-2024-gala/

HARRISBURG, PA: Harrisburg University of Science and Technology has announced Diane Tokarsky as the recipient of the 2024 Impact Award. The...

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Peyton Walker Foundation Partners With UPMC Pinnacle Foundation to Donate Life-Saving AEDs to Harrisburg University

www.harrisburgu.edu/news/peyton-walker-upmc-donate-aeds-hu/

HARRISBURG, PA – The Peyton Walker Foundation, in partnership with the UPMC Pinnacle Foundation, donated eight automated external defibrillators (AEDs) with secure...

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Calling All Entrepreneurs: Enter the launchU 2024 Pitch Competition Today

www.harrisburgu.edu/news/how-to-enter-2024-launchu-startup-pitch-competition/

The Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is calling for high-school and college teams to enter its 2024 launchU startup challenge competition.

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HU Doctoral Candidate Publishes Research on Artificially Intelligent Pathfinding and Routing Systems

www.harrisburgu.edu/news/jai-keerthy-chowlur-revanna-software-impacts-vehicle-routing/

As part of phase 3 of his dissertation thesis, doctoral candidate Jai Keerthy Chowlur Revanna, of Harrisburg University of Science...

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Jamal Jones Honored as ‘Trailblazer’ by Both PennLive and City & State Pennsylvania

www.harrisburgu.edu/news/jamal-jones-trailblazer-2024-pennsylvania/

Congratulations to Jamal Jones for recognition this month by both the Patriot-News (PennLive) and City & State Pennsylvania, who have...

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NASA Lunabotics Challenge: HU Kicks Off Inaugural Participation Team

www.harrisburgu.edu/news/harrisburg-university-first-nasa-lunabotics-challenge-team/

“Space is for all of us. It’s meant to be shared.” – Dr. Richard Pitts, Jr. For the first time,...

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HU Professors Publish Original Textbooks for Physical Therapy Students and Clinicians

www.harrisburgu.edu/news/tonya-miller-jacki-kopack-publish-physical-therapist-textbooks/

Tonya Miller, PT, DPT, PhD, is the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program Lead at Harrisburg University of Science and...

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New Research by Dr. Lori Portzer Presented at SEACSM Annual Meeting, Places Third in ‘What’s Up, Doc?’ Competition

www.harrisburgu.edu/news/harrisburg-university-dr-portzer-presents-research-seacsm/

The southeast chapter (SEACSM) of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) kicked off its 2024 Annual Meeting on February...

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Lackawanna College and Harrisburg University Announce Physical Therapist Pathway Partnership

www.harrisburgu.edu/news/lackawanna-college-harrisburg-university-physical-therapist-partnership/

Lackawanna College (LC) announces a new partnership with Harrisburg University of Science and Technology that enables LC students enrolled in the Physical...

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Excited to Continue Celebrating International Day of Women and Girls in Science? Join STEM-UP on April 12, 2024, for Women in STEM Summit

www.harrisburgu.edu/news/international-day-of-women-and-girls-in-science/

The United Nations passed Resolution 70/2012 in 2015, marking February 11 as the International Day of Women and Girls in...

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Agriculture Partnership to Sustain and Deepen Work in York County

www.harrisburgu.edu/news/harrisburg-university-york-state-fair-agriculture-partnership/

The York County Agricultural Society (YCAS) and Harrisburg University (HU) have announced a potential partnership to create an advanced agricultural education, research, and demonstration site.

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Harrisburg University and Dr. Yiben Wang Receive Green Chemistry Education Challenge Award From Beyond Benign

www.harrisburgu.edu/news/harrisburg-university-green-chemistry-education-challenge-award/

Beyond Benign has awarded Harrisburg University of Science and Technology and Dr. Yiben Wang, Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry,...

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Harrisburg University’s Ryan Riley Added to Capital Region Economic Development Corporation (CREDC) Board of Directors

www.harrisburgu.edu/news/harrisburg-university-ryan-riley-joins-credc-board/

The Harrisburg Regional Chamber and the Capital Region Economic Development Corporation (CREDC) recently announced the results of new leadership appointments...

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Navigating the Future of AI: Pennsylvania House Republican Policy Committee Calls for Expert Testimony from HU Faculty

www.harrisburgu.edu/news/navigating-future-generative-ai-gop-house-hearing/

On Wednesday, February 7, the Pennsylvania House Republican Policy Committee held a public hearing entitled, “Navigating the Future of AI.”...

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Harrisburg University’s Project Management Master’s Program Initiates Exciting Industry Advisory Board Expansion

www.harrisburgu.edu/news/hu-pmm-advisory-board/

The Center for Project Management Innovation (CPMI) at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is delighted to announce the launch...

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Harrisburg University’s Advanced Manufacturing Program Awarded Part of $1.2 Million Sustainability Project Award

www.harrisburgu.edu/news/sustainability-project-award/

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is pleased to announce that its Center for Advanced Manufacturing and Materials, better known...

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Harrisburg Young Professionals (HYP) Honors HU With President’s Award at Annual Meeting

www.harrisburgu.edu/news/hyp-honors-hu-with-presidents-award/

On January 31, 2024, Harrisburg Young Professionals (HYP) held its 26th Annual Meeting and Awards Night at Strawberry Square. The...

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HU Faculty Weighs In on CDC’s Call for Expanded PFAS Testing Capacity

www.harrisburgu.edu/news/expanded-pfas-testing-capacity/

The built environment is full of hidden hazards. Human beings spend a considerable amount of time indoors, where synthetic chemicals...

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HU’s Advanced Manufacturing (ADMA) Program Receives $15K Grant for the Second Time in Two Years

www.harrisburgu.edu/news/adma-program-receives-2nd-grant/

For the second time since 2022, the Gene Haas Foundation has awarded the Advanced Manufacturing (ADMA) program at Harrisburg University...